Meribah


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Meribah

(mĕr`ĭbə): see MassahMassah
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, or Massah and Meribah,
in the Bible, symbolic name of the place, near Horeb, where Moses brought forth water from the rock. A similar event and an equally symbolic name concern the spring at Kadesh.
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In Exodus 17 (referenced also in Numbers, Deuteronomy, Psalms and Hebrews) at Meribah and Massah, the Israelites who had just crossed the Red Sea on dry land and who were receiving manna from heaven to feed them daily, rebelled and began asking, "Is the Lord among us, or not?
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It is also worth remarking that according to rabbinic commentaries on the Book of Numbers, God forbids Moses to reach the Promised Land as a punishment for his impatience in the episode of Meribah, when he twice struck a rock to obtain water (20:1-13).
This is similar to Rambam's explanation that the sin of Moses at the Waters of Meribah was losing his temper, which gave rise to his own particular infraction.
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He recounts Moses' miracle of Meribah during the flight from Egypt, when the Israelites in the desert doubt Moses' divine authorization, which he then proves by striking a rock from which water flows.
In recognition of the incident, Moses renames the place Massah ("testing") or Meribah ("contention").
We may recall that Hor is the name of the "mountain of mountains" in Numbers, the mountain on which Yahweh ordains Aaron will die without seeing the promised land because he disobeyed Yahweh's orders at the Waters of Meribah, causing water to gush from a rock with his magic rod.
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Ten complaints of the people are recorded in the books of Exodus and Numbers, the Meribah incident being the ninth.
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